Agricultural Economics and Management - Master's programme

Published: 13 February 2024

Information for those studying on the Master's programme (two-year) in Agricultural Economics and Management. On these pages you will find information about the programme, contact details and the documents governing the degree programme.

Welcome Letter

Congratulations on your place at the Agricultural Economics and Management - Master´s Programme! We look forward to meeting you here in Uppsala this autumn.

The autumn semester 2023 begins with roll call and study information.

Date: Monday 28 August

Time and place: On the pages for new students, you will find information about the study start and when the roll call for your programme begins.

On these pages, you will also find all the information you need as a new
student at SLU, including information about the orientation days. The
orientation days are not mandatory but we recommend that you attend
them. They take place at the end of August, before the semester starts, and
provide essential and useful information about your stay in Sweden and
your studies at SLU.

Students with a major in Management will start their studies with the course Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics (FÖ0445)

Students with a major in Economics will start their studies with the courses Microeconomic theory (NA0135) and Analytical methods (NA0195). Please note that both these courses are held at Uppsala University. On the course pages you will find schedules for your classes and course messages. Timetables and reading lists for the courses will be published at least four weeks ahead of time.

Once again, we are very happy to welcome you to our master programme and look forward to meeting you on August 28th!


Lovisa Nilsson

Director of studies for Agricultural Economics and Management - Master´s Programme at SLU



Depending on which courses you choose, you can do a degree in either Business Administration or Economics. The particular courses you should choose for each specialisation are shown in the programme syllabus.

Independent project

In order to be awarded the degree of Master of Science, you must carry out an independent project/degree project at master level (A2E) worth at least 30 credits. All independent projects have a course syllabus and the course schedule indicates when these courses are offered. Depending on the specialised study you have selected for your degree, you can do your project in Business Administration or Economics.

How do I find a subject and a supervisor? Find out more on the general pages about independent projects

What specific requirements are there for the independent project on my programme? These are indicated in Appendix 3 of the programme syllabus.

General guidelines for independent projects at SLU 

Information about independent projects in the Department of Economics

Work plan A work plan must be drawn up for all independent projects. You will do this together with your supervisor.

Grading criteria Available on the course web page for each course

Admission to latter part

Here you will find information about admission to latter parts of SLU programmes and how you apply.

In spring semester 2024 the available places on the programme are:

  • Year 1 admitted 2023: 5 places
  • Year 2 admitted 2022: 5 places


If there are more qualified applicants than available places when the application period has ended, than the applicants are ranked according to how many credits they can transfer to the degree. When the applicants have equal credentials, lottery is applied.


Course schedule academic year 23/24 PDF

If you would like to apply for this programme

This page is for students currently studying on the programme. If you are not currently a student but would like to apply, you can read more about the programme’s content and the application process here.



Programme Study Director

Lovisa Nilsson, researcher

Department of Economics

018-67 17 12